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Shuttlebuses to be replaced with hoverboards

Disclaimer “Swen: The Backward News” is a satirical news column. Any articles associated with Swen are of fiction and constitute as fake news. Any resemblance to the truth or actual facts or to reality is purely coincidental. [Robert Wheatley | Lifestyle Editor] With one of the shuttlebuses (Jeremy) past its prime, the Environment and Sustainability Team have decided to put their funding towards a more energy efficient vehicle; the Swegway, or ‘hoverboard.’ Known for not actu

Does UH have a hankering for Hoverboards?

Image: Pixabay [Robert Wheatley | Lifestyle Editor] UniVerse recently ran a survey for University of Hertfordshire students regarding Swegways; or, as they are more commonly known, hoverboards – essentially, a handless Swegway. They have gained popularity around summer this year, with celebrities like Wiz Khalifa and Jamie Foxx riding them at concerts or on TV shows in the US and, more recently, in the UK. Respondents were asked if they had seen hoverboard usage around the un